Tree Planting Services

Each of these includes idle lands, stream banks, and buffer strips. Landowners that may be eligible for subsidy.


Forest Ontario: 50 Million Tree Program

SNC partners with Forest Ontario to provide seedlings, planting, and site preparation / tending for a  $ 0.20 fee per tree for conifers and $ 0.50 fee per tree for deciduous . We are proud to offer our stock to Eastern Ontario.

  • Have an open, productive planting area of ​​at least one hectare (2.5 acres) in size;
  • Ensure land is open and mostly open to woodland by the Forestry Act since December 31, 1989;
  • Minimum order is 1500 seedlings for a windbreak and 2000 seedlings for idle land; 
  • SNC staff visit each site, prepare a planting plan, apply the herbicide application (as required);
  • Bilingual technicians available; 
  • Sign a 15-year management agreement to maintain the trees. 

SNC is currently taking orders for the 2020  tree planting season.

Tree Planting Services


Green Acres - Ottawa's Rural Reforestation Program

The City of Ottawa offers both a homeowner and a resident of the city. Green Acres Provides incentive grants for over-the-counter  orders of 500 or more seedlings in the amount of $ 0.20 per seedling. Through the Full-Service Program  which requires 1000 trees or more, Green Acres will provide 50% of the planting costs in year 1 and will cover 75% of future trends in future years. 

Learn more about the Green Acres program  here .

Additional funding available for watercourses, through the  Ottawa Rural Clean Grants Program .


Biodiversity Over the Counter Tree Planting Program

If you are not eligible for the above programs, CNS also provides the counter tree sales. 

  • Minimum order 100 seedlings; 
  • Trees must be ordered in multiples of 50; 
  • Landowners are responsible for picking up their trees and planting them; 
  • No management agreement, no survival guarantees; 
  • Orders being accepted until February 1st for spring 2020. 

 We are currently taking orders for spring 2020, order your trees today! Contact Cheyene Brunet for more information.

Fill out your tree order here!

Trees, soil types and drainage fact sheet! 

Forestry Extension Notes

The Economic Value of Tree Planting in Southern Ontario